Anybody ever used a Wacker Plate? Need advice!

    Hi, we had some old concrete paths in the garden which I have broken up and removed. I now want to use this rubble to raise an area at the back of our shed which is too low. Does anybody know how small I would need to break this rubble down to so I can compact it with a wacker plate? Once compacted I want to put weed control fabric down and gravel the area. Thank you


    Its not that critical really just say as big as the palm of your hand its more important the base is compacted well with few large voids.


    I wouldnt break concrete up with a wacker as you will probably damage it!

    use a sledge hammer

    It depends on how even you have broken the concrete up, the ideal would be a mix of rubble from gravel size to about 2 inches but it isn't critical, just make sure there's no really large chunks in it.

    Also ideally you should put a layer of sand between the rubble and fabric to stop it ripping on any sharp bits but all this is really up to you.
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